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Will Smith Shares 'Aladdin' Extended Trailer

Today (Mar. 12), actor Will Smith shared the extended trailer of his new movie, Aladdin

Disney's Aladdin Official Trailer - In Theaters May 24!

A thrilling and vibrant live-action adaptation of Disney's animated classic, "Aladdin" is the exciting tale of the charming street rat Aladdin, the courageous and self-determined Princess Jasmine and the Genie who may be the key to their future.

Smith shared the trailer on his Instagram account, and wrote, "YOOO, I Just saw #Aladdin. IT IS FIRE ????Here’s the full trailer! I just saw the Finished version of #Aladdin!! IT IS FIRE ???? I AM HYPED!!! I can’t wait for y’all to see it. But, for now... Here’s the full trailer! :-)"

I just saw the Finished version of #Aladdin!! IT IS FIRE ???? I AM HYPED!!! I can't wait for y'all to see it. But, for now... Here's the full trailer! 🙂

791.3k Likes, 24.3k Comments - Will Smith (@willsmith) on Instagram: "I just saw the Finished version of #Aladdin!! IT IS FIRE ???? I AM HYPED!!! I can't wait for y'all to..."

In the movie, Smith plays the Genie. Directed by Guy Ritchie, the revamp of the Disney film is supposed to reflect present-day ideals.

Mena Massoud and Naomi Scott will play Aladdin and Jasmine. The original Aladdin was released in 1992.

The film hits theaters May 24.

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